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Search for Nazi War Criminal May Not Be Finished

One of the world's most wanted Nazi war criminals may still be alive.
Officials at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem reject claims by German television network ZDF and the New York Times that Albert Heim (aka Dr. Death), died in Cairo due to intestinal cancer in 1992.
The Center told Reuters that there was no solid evidence of Heim's death nor any remains to reinforce the statement.
Efraim Zuroff, director of the Israel office of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, told Reuters that he had “no doubt? Heim had lived in Egypt.
“But the question is whether he died in Egypt? We have serious doubts about that,? Zuroff said.
Heim is considered the most wanted surviving perpetrator of the Nazi Genocide that killed 6 million Jews. He is accused of killing hundreds of inmates at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria by injection of gasoline, petrol or water directly into the heart.
Heim's son, Ruediger Heim, told CNN that his father fled Germany and through France, Spain and Morocco ended up in Egypt.
Reudiger Heim also said that he had visited his father in Cairo several times, including once he had learned of his terminal illness.
However, Joachim Riedel, deputy head of the Ludwigsburg investigation agency, has his doubts regarding Reudiger Heim's testimony.
“I'm not yet convinced about these results,? Riedel told Reuters. “It's possible that someone is trying to give investigators the runaround or throw us off the track.?
People who knew Heim after he converted to Islam in Cairo considered him a nice man who kept to himself.
“He was a man of good deeds,? Abu Ahmed, a hotel worker who knew Heim by his changed name, Tarek Farid Hussein, told Reuters. “He helped needy people.?